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CROWS LANDING CEMETERY
Stanislaus County, California


Historical Brief:

(Under development.)


REPORT

Cemetery:    Crows Landing "Unknown"
Other:          Ike Crow Road/Bell Road/Bonita Road???
Sign:            No
Street:          Bonita Road, Ike Crow & Bell Road Nasa Facility
City:            Crows Landing, Ca.
Township:    Crows Landing
County:        Stanislaus County
State:           California
Nation:         USA
Zip:                95313
lat_ns:            N
lat_h:         
lat_mmss:      
long_ew:        W
long_h:        
long_mmss:     
Status:           Abandoned
Size:              Small
Directions:     Ike Crow Road to Crows Landing Nasa/Naval Flight Facility
Type:             Road-public
Location:       Rural
Terrain:          Level
Watersource:  Yes
Features:         trees, tar roads, agriculture area
Property:        Private
Access:          Permission-required
Enclosure:      Natural
Gate:              None
Established:    1800
Gravestones:   25?
Oldest:           Dec/Jan 1878/1879
Newest:         Dec/Jan 1878/1879
Removed:      Yes
Relocated:      Unsure
Repairs:          Unsure
Methods:        Adhesives
Restoration:    Unsure
Association:    Unsure
Records:        Unsure
Inventory:       Unsure
Availability:     The Stanislaus News Dec. 27, 1878  Charles Bookout Murder
Landscaping:  Unsure
Paths:             Unsure
Trees:            Yes4
Crypts:           No
Fencing:          No
Brickwork:      No
Ironwork:       No
Sculpture:       No
Fountains:       No
Roads:           Yes
Buildings:       Yes
Cement:         Unsure
Granite:         Unsure
Marble:         Unsure
Native:          Unsure
Slate:            Unsure
Others:          Unsure
Wood:          Unsure
Materials:      Unsure
Architectural: Unsure
Angels:          Unsure
Draperies:      Unsure
Fraternal:       Unsure
Hands:           Unsure
Lambs:           Unsure
Monograms:   Unsure
Plants:            Unsure
Photos:           Unsure
Religious:        Unsure
Scrollwork:     Unsure
Urns:               Unsure
Carvings:         Unsure
Condition:        Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked:       No
Broken:           No
Toppled:          No
Disintegrating:  No
Buried:            Unsure
Weather:        Yes
Pollution:         Unknown
Vandalized:     No
Report:           Yes
VA1:           
VA2:           
VA3:           
VA4:           
VA5:           
Overgrowth:    
Overgrowth1:   
Overgrowth2:    Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth3:   
Overgrowth4:   
GroundCover:    Yes
Moss:          
Vines:         
Drainage:         Good
Problem1:       Encroachment
Problem2:       Apathy
Owner:           Goverment
Use:                Agricultural
Bordering:       Agricultural
Change:           Same
Reason:           Industrial
Visited:            Unknown
Archeology:     No
Habitat:           Yes
Contacted:       Mike Sonke, Stanislaus County Enviromental Serices
Name:             Judy Vickery

Email:              FARMIN2GETHERjNj@AOL.COM
Date:               May 16, 2004

Surnames:

Charles Benjamin Bookout, Ellen O'Connell Bird, Joseph Bird (son of Ellen)

Other_Information:

This old pioneer cemetery is located on what is now the closed: Nasa Flight
Facilty/Naval Base in the Town of Crows Landing, Ca.  In which is suppose to
be transferred to Stanislaus County to make an Industrial Park or Commodity
Airport of.

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